Leadership is certainly a hot topic at the moment. What with Sheryl Sandberg's call to 'Lean In' and Barack Obama's leadership under question it certainly is a challenging time to be a leader! But what does leadership truly mean and what is the essence of a good leader? There is a lot of confusing advice out there so we've decided to bust some myths...
Posted on Thu, May 29, 2014 in Leadership
It's preferential to be a leader by choice – not by chance – so what happens when you accidentally fall into the role of leader? You don’t go to a school to learn to be a leader and yet through the course of a career you become more and more responsible for more and more people. If you've ever found yourself in a senior position with a team to lead and you've thought to yourself, 'How do I do this?!' read on...
Posted on Wed, May 21, 2014 in Leadership
Wikipedia defines human capital as 'the stock of competencies, knowledge, habits, social and personality attributes, including creativity, cognitive abilities, embodied in the ability to perform labour so as to produce economic value.'
There is one key element missing from this outlook…
It's anytime and any day and you find yourself down in the detail, fending off needy clients, needy team members and thinking about pressures external to work. You feel pulled, pushed, and not in control of your own destiny. You are output focused, results driven and action orientated. And some of this is good. To what end though?
Posted on Thu, March 27, 2014 in LeadershipPage 18 of 18 pages ‹ First < 16 17 18
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